Plac"i*tum (?), n.; pl. Placita (#). [LL. See Placit.]
A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign president when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
Brande & C.
2. Old Eng.Law
A court, or cause in court.
A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
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